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Not all nudibranchs are small and beautiful. This very interesting species (Melibe fimbriata) is more than 30cm long and bright colors are missing. The snail feats sand and filters out tiny micro-organisms as a food spring.
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Sabang, Mindoro Island, Philippines

Canon EOS 5D MKII, 2.8/100mm USM Macro, 1/60s, f8-11, Seacam housing, Seaflash

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Passionated, professional photographer since 1992 with worldwide publications in magazines, newspapers, calendars, prospects, advertising, internet and on products.
I am located in Nuremberg, Franconia, Bavaria, Germany, and my heart beats for marine wildlife.

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  • Esther's Art and Photography
    Esther's Art a...over 2 years ago

    Amazing creature! And fantastic find. Would be great to see it in the water ;o))

  • Thank you very much Ester.

    – Norbert Probst

  • Manon Boily
    Manon Boilyover 2 years ago

    really weird creature! you must be amazed about what you find sometimes. great shot!
    I thought about you this week… I watched the movie “Sanctum” from James Cameron… you saw it?

  • Thank you Manon. No, I have not seen this movie with horrifying story. Some years ago I survived a cave dive in Malaysia scarcely…

    – Norbert Probst

  • Manon Boily
    Manon Boilyover 2 years ago

    I am happy to see that you are still with us Norbert. you know, that movie was horrifying but so very intense. you should see it.anyway, that’s only a movie with visual effects. nothing real ;)

  • James Cameron is for sure a great artist. But may be I am too sensitive for movies like this. Even in tv I never look horrorfying movies. They go too much under my skin.

    – Norbert Probst

  • photogaryphy
    photogaryphyover 2 years ago

    Excellent shot.

  • Thank you Gary.

    – Norbert Probst

  • carol brandt
    carol brandtover 2 years ago

    okay, not pretty, but still looks rather cute :))

  • Thank you Carol. This was one of the largest sea slugs I ever have seen!

    – Norbert Probst

  • photogaryphy
    photogaryphyover 2 years ago

    Excellent shot.

  • One more thank you!

    – Norbert Probst

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeover 2 years ago

  • Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos
    Konstantinos A...over 2 years ago

    21 June 2012 – 1 image per 24hrs

  • dgscotland
    dgscotlandover 2 years ago

    Well caught my friend.

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  • Lynn Gedeon
    Lynn Gedeonalmost 2 years ago

    Nice shape!

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